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YouTube Says Growth Is Still Strong Despite Push From Facebook

YouTube Says Growth Is Still Strong Despite Push From Facebook | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
YouTube's head of content says the video giant has seen 50% annual growth in viewership for the last three years and that there's plenty of room in the market for other players.
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Why Your Strategy Isn’t A Competitive Advantage Anymore

Why Your Strategy Isn’t A Competitive Advantage Anymore | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it

 

Is your company’s strategy kept under wraps, even to many of your employees? The desire to protect your plan of action is understandable, especially in this digital age when all it takes is one disgruntled employee for sensitive documents to become widely distributed. Details of trade secrets, future expansion plans and pending litigation should be kept close to the vest. But what about your overall strategy? A recent Harvard Business Review article outlines why keeping your strategy a secret is not only unnecessary, but actually counterproductive.

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How does Nando's avoid paying tax in the UK? | Guardian Animations - YouTube

Nando's is one of Britain's go-to place for spicy chicken. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://bitly.com/UvkFpD But behind the simplicity of their menu lies a...

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Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners

Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Documents leaked to the Birmingham Post show the level of disquiet among workers at Bournville factory amid claims of staff being 'railroaded' towards redundancy
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Nissan produces world's first self-cleaning car

Nissan produces world's first self-cleaning car | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Nissan has unveiled its nano-paint technology that stops a car getting dirty. The first car to trial the paint, which costs £450 ($750), will be the Nissan Note.
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Discount retailers planning more expansion than the 'big four'

Discount retailers planning more expansion than the 'big four' | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
The two discount supermarkets have 53 projects in the pipeline for 2015 and beyond, while the 'big four' - Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda - only have nine between them.
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Organic growth 

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Inside Twitter HQ

Inside Twitter HQ | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Over the last few months, Twitter has morphed from a social networking tool into an instrument of revolution. So what's life like for the 52 employees at its San Francisco headquarters? Bobbie Johnson finds out
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An insight into Twitters corporate culture - where the need for fast decision making is at the core of the organisation.

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It's Not The CEO, It's The Leadership Strategy That Matters.

It's Not The CEO, It's The Leadership Strategy That Matters. | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Let's face it.  CEOs come and go. But leadership, if developed in a comprehensive way, endures. In the last few years we've seen new CEO's at Yahoo, HP, Apple, and other prominent companies, and in each case we watch to see if the CEO can "pull it off." Well, while the CEO [...]
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Lay-offs may come soon at Honda unit - Nationmultimedia.com

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Is retrenchment a necessary strategy during an economic downturn?
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Tesco on the retreat as overseas expansion turns in rotten returns

Tesco on the retreat as overseas expansion turns in rotten returns | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Business leader: the bloated grocer has too many stores, not enough online presence and urgently needs to concentrate on the home market
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Insight into Tesco's retrenchment strategy

 

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The Death of Kaizen? A Change in Fujifilm's Update Strategy | Henry Smiths

The Death of Kaizen? A Change in Fujifilm's Update Strategy | Henry Smiths | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it

It’s hard to remember now, but was actually back in September of 2010, that Fujifilm, abandoned the hybrid Fujifilm imager/Nikon Body template that it had been following since the early 2000’s, and introduced a new and intriguing digital camera that hearkened back to rangefinder cameras of the past.  This camera, known as the X 100, was introduced as a premium product for the discerning photographer. It was a beautiful camera, and its design evoked an emotional response from older photographers, who could recall an earlier age when camera settings were set by turning dials, and aperture rings.   It featured, a fast , sharp fixed focus lens, and an excellent imager.   It had the effect of reducing photography,which had been increasingly complicated by burgeoning technology, back to its essence. But it was a deeply flawed product at its introduction........


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First Step in Creating a Change Management Strategy

First Step in Creating a Change Management Strategy | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Driving change begins with creating a change management strategy. The first step in creating a change management strategy is to look at the people. There are four different assessments that need to be done here.
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The Complete Guide to Understand Customer Psychology – Chapter 7: Avoiding Points Of Friction

The Complete Guide to Understand Customer Psychology – Chapter 7: Avoiding Points Of Friction | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it

Up until this point in the guide (yes, in all of the hundreds of pages), we’ve talked about marketing techniques that compel people to move through the conversion funnel. But here’s the thing. There’s an equal and opposite force that is just important to your marketing. It’s called friction, and it’s one of the top reasons why your website visitors are hesitating from moving through the conversion funnel.


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GlaxoSmithKline's China scandal: A cautionary tale? - BBC News

GlaxoSmithKline's China scandal: A cautionary tale? - BBC News | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Is China's corruption investigation against GSK a one-off event, or a cautionary tale for all foreign businesses? The BBC's Carrie Gracie reports.
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Links with culture and ethics

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Why deflation can be good - and bad, Six O'Clock News - BBC Radio 4

Why deflation can be good - and bad, Six O'Clock News - BBC Radio 4 | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Why deflation can be good - and bad
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The Costs of Being Costco: Why Ethics Matter

The Costs of Being Costco: Why Ethics Matter | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Almost everyone has heard of the membership warehouse retailer, Costco Wholesale, whether or not you actually choose to shop there. You can find one of their warehouses in over 400 locations around...

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Building Your Company’s Vision

Building Your Company’s Vision | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
We shall not cease from exploration / And the end of all our exploring / Will be to arrive where we started / And know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets Companies that enjoy enduring success have core values and a core purpose that remain fixed while their business strategies and […]
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Corporate culture is at the heart of every successful organisation according to Collins and Porras

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7 Lessons Everyone Can Learn About Leadership From Game Of Thrones

7 Lessons Everyone Can Learn About Leadership From Game Of Thrones | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it

Game of Thrones is set in a medieval world of knights, dragons, and magic, characterized by long, cold seasons, and populated with White Walkers. This most amazing and compelling TV series has captured the hearts and minds of people around the world. In the history of mankind, never has a TV series been so downloaded and watched, so are there leadership lessons we can take from this series?

Before I answer this question, I will tell you a story; I run a training company, after all. A man in a hot-air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced the altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 14, 2015 7:51 PM

Sex, murder, dragons, warring leaders, and a wall impossible to scale. Does this sound like any corporations you know today? Perhaps, but I am talking about Targaryens, Lannisters, Starks, and Baratheons in Game of Thrones.

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Addict .... La passion ne s'achève jamais with Game of Thrones!

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Thomas Cook shares collapse as financial troubles unfold

Thomas Cook shares collapse as financial troubles unfold | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
Doubts over the future of Thomas Cook surfaced on Tuesday with shares tumbling by as much as 70pc after the struggling European tour operator said it needed more cash from its banks.
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Decoding leadership: What really matters

Decoding leadership: What really matters | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it

Telling CEOs these days that leadership drives performance is a bit like saying that oxygen is necessary to breathe. Over 90 percent of CEOs are already planning to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face. And they’re right to do so: earlier McKinsey research has consistently shown that good leadership is a critical part of organizational health, which is an important driver of shareholder returns.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 6, 2015 6:51 PM

New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior.

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Why Tesco's Fresh & Easy turned Americans off

Why Tesco's Fresh & Easy turned Americans off | BUSS4 Section B | Scoop.it
From its name to its decor, there was confusion about what kind of store Fresh & Easy was
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